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ISRN Dermatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 369603, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/369603
Research Article

Antimicrobial Active Clothes Display No Adverse Effects on the Ecological Balance of the Healthy Human Skin Microflora

Institute for Hygiene and Biotechnology, Hohenstein Institutes, Schloss Hohenstein, 74357 Boennigheim, Germany

Received 13 January 2011; Accepted 27 February 2011

Academic Editors: Y. Ohya, C. Ferrándiz, and A. Zalewska

Copyright © 2011 Dirk Hoefer and Timo R. Hammer. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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